YOUTHDEV SUMMIT 2016: Bringing Youth Closer to SDGs, is an event which presented by local Non-Government Organization (NGO) named Youth Corps Indonesia. This event is going to encourage young knowledge about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . YouthDev Summit 2016 is youth conference which dedicated to all youth who can get involved in dialogue and contribute to development in Indonesia.
Sustainable Development has been defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Actually the SDGs build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). For further information about SDGs you can click the here (http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/).
This event was held on February 20th 2016 at Auditorium BPPT (Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi) in Jakarta, Indonesia. There are two main programs in YouthDev Summit 2016, Discussion Panel and Youth Conference. NGO Discussion Panel aim to all youth NGO can meet directly and synergy with two other elements: Government and Private Sector. This discussion panel be divided to four thematic forum which are Health, Environment, Art Culture and Education. Youth Conference is for all youth who want to know more about SDGs from many trusted sources.
In the NGO Discussion Panel on Environment attended by representative from ministry of environment and forestry which presented by Mrs. Ana and Nutrifood, one of the famous Private Sector in Indonesia which presented by Mr. Jesaya and. Discussion moderated by Mr. Fajri from the NGO Sobat Bumi Indonesia. First presentation is presented by Mrs. Ana, she explain what is Sustainable Development Goals in government view. And second presentation is presented by Mr. Jesaya, he explain how is the role of private sector in development in Indonesia. After those presentation, moderator ask the audiance to give some questions to all speakers. We talk a lot about how Environment can make a huge impact to the implementation of SDGs and how can these three elements can contribute and involve to development in Indonesia. There are so many opinion that came from NGO to government side and private sector side. The last session in this discussion panel is we seperated into two groups, which one group leaded by Mrs. Ana and one other leaded by Mr. Jesaya, the topic devided into three topics, which are funding, colaboration and community participation.
After the discussion panel we are going to the second program which is Youth Conference. This conference attended by so many influencers who involve in SDGs in Indonesia.
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